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23Ethan Hammerton

“History also shows how drivers from the BTCC have gone into the Clio Cup to stay sharp before returning and doing well in touring cars. The racing is very similar and I think that experience will serve me well.”


All Teams
Age 19
Nationality British
Lives Northallerton
Occupation Trainee quantity surveyor
Sponsors Hadrian Healthcare Group, GKR Scaffolding, Lynx Precast
Team Team HARD.


  • Ethan's home circuit is Croft in North Yorkshire.
  • In his spare time he's a keen cyclist and was once tipped as a future rollerblade champion.
  • One of his favourite foods is potted shrimps from Whitley Bay.

Career Highlights

2018 VW Cup & BTCC
Podium finisher in VW Cup with Team HARD after winning its 2017/18 young driver scholarship. Contested final two events of BTCC season in team’s VW Passat.
Junior Saloon Car Championship
'Top rookie' and 4th outright in debut season in self-prepared car with 3 podium results. Championship runner-up 2017 having led up until final two events of season. 16 podium results in 18 races, 3 of them victories, plus 2 pole positions and four fastest laps.
Front-runner in Northern and Rowrah circuit club championships. 23 podium results in total.
Renault UK Clio Cup
  • Current Position

  • Points